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[movies]Leave It to Roll-Oh - Handy (Jam) Organization
Tongue-in-cheek film showing a domestic robot freeing housewives of their chores (and intimating that their work is hardly necessary); actually a promo showing how relays and switches function in the modern automobile. Shown at the New York World's Fair in 1940.
Keywords: Robotics; Gender roles; Futurism
Downloads: 38,195 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(16 reviews)
[movies]Design for Dreaming - MPO Productions
Set at the 1956 General Motors Motorama, this is one of the key Populuxe films of the 1950s, showing futuristic dream cars and Frigidaire's "Kitchen of the Future."
Keywords: Futurism; Automobiles: Advertising; Gender roles
Downloads: 103,673 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(25 reviews)
[movies]Wonderful New World of Fords, A (1960 Ford Spot) - Filmways
Ford commercial linking new compact cars to futurism and the space frontier.
Keywords: Advertising: Television commercials; Automobiles: Advertising; Futurism
Downloads: 102,065 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(23 reviews)
[movies]Touch of Magic, A - MPO Television Films, Inc.
General Motors 1961 Motorama film presenting new cars, appliances and futuristic ideas at their most banal.
Keywords: Futurism; Automobiles: Advertising; Houses and homes: Kitchens
Downloads: 29,564 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(21 reviews)
[movies]American Look (Part III) - Handy (Jam) Organization
The definitive Populuxe film on 1950s automotive, industrial, interior and architectural design.
Keywords: Design; Automobiles: Design and manufacturing; Futurism
Downloads: 33,433 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]American Look (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
The definitive Populuxe film on 1950s automotive, industrial, interior and architectural design.
Keywords: Design; Automobiles: Design and manufacturing; Futurism
Downloads: 62,071 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(14 reviews)
[movies]Century 21 Calling - Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
Romp through the futuristic landscape of the Seattle World's Fair, centered in the Bell System pavilion.
Keywords: World's Fairs: Seattle, 1962; Communication: Telephone; Futurism
Downloads: 70,716 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(29 reviews)
[movies]American Look (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
The definitive Populuxe film on 1950s automotive, industrial, interior and architectural design.
Keywords: Design; Automobiles: Design and manufacturing; Futurism
Downloads: 40,057 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]To New Horizons - Handy (Jam) Organization
Definitive document of pre-World War II futuristic utopian thinking, as envisioned by General Motors. Documents the "Futurama" exhibit in GM's "Highways and Horizons" pavilion at the World's Fair, which looks ahead to the "wonder world of 1960."
Keywords: Futurism; World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40; Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 56,538 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(14 reviews)
[movies]City, The - American Documentary Films, Inc.
Contents. A plea for community planning, which contrasts the awesome conditions of human living in a modern industrial city with (1) the serenity of life in an eighteenth-century New England village and (2) the architect's and engineer's concept of the model community, as typified by the federal government's resettlement experiment at Greenbelt, Maryland, and the privately developed one at Radburn, New Jersey...
Keywords: City planning; Urban planning; Greenbelt, Maryland; 1930s; Great Depression; Shirley Center, Mass; Homestead, Pa; New York City; Utopianism; Futurism; Slums; Mumford, Lewis; Mackaye, Benton; Regional Planning Association of America
Downloads: 6,522 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
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